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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

Learn how to access and use WRDS at NYU Libraries.

What is WRDS Day Pass?

All individuals currently enrolled at or employed by NYU can use WRDS on-site in Bobst Library or Stern buildings using the "Day Pass" feature. "Day Pass" is only available in these specific buildings (not available at NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, or NYU Global Academic Centers) and hard-wired connections (not wireless or personal devices).

WRDS Day Pass Link

Click here to access WRDS via "Day Pass" if your are in Bobst Library or Stern buildings (KMC, Shimkin, Tisch).

Known Issues with Day Pass Access in Bobst Library

Our WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) database is experiencing IP authentication issues in Bobst Library, and you may receive a red error message when trying to log on while using the day pass. Move to another computer in a "generally working" location.

Generally working:

  • 4 South
  • Entire 6th & 7th floors
  • PCs in LL2
  • PC Lab 2
  • LL1 Large Computer Lab

Generally NOT working:

  • 4 West
  • 4 East
  • 5th floor
  • 8th floor
  • 9th floor
  • Mac lab
  • PC Lab1
  • Macs on LL2

Please note that some computers on these floors may be unavailable due to facility changes related to the coronavirus pandemic.